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Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-5944

Fax: (585) 273-1104

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Biography

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology (deficiencies of the immune system, immunization (proper use of vaccines to prevent disease), and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group..

He has written nearly 50 textbook chapters and published more than 130 papers in the field of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology.

Professional Background

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

His current research, funded by Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Research

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1978
BS | Indiana University
Biological Sciences

1982
MD | Indiana University School of Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Pediatrics Infectious Disease at St Louis Children's Hospital

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at St Louis Children's Hospital

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Awards

2014 - 2015
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")
Location: URMC

2012 - 2013
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2007 - 2008
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award

2005 - Present
Best Doctors in America

2004 - 2005
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

1998 - 1999
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

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Publications

Journal Articles

9/3/2018
Hassan F, Kanwar N, Harrison CJ, Halasa NB, Chappell JD, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Moffatt ME, Oberste MS, Nix WA, Rogers S, Bowen MD, Vinjé J, Wikswo ME, Parashar UD, Payne DC, Selvarangan R. "Viral Etiology of Acute Gastroenteritis in <2-Year-Old US Children in the Post-Rotavirus Vaccine Era." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2018 Sep 3; Epub 2018 Sep 03.

5/15/2018
Howard LM, Edwards KM, Zhu Y, Griffin MR, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Payne DC, Williams JV. "Clinical Features of Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Ambulatory Children Aged 5-13 Years." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.. 2018 May 15; 7(2):165-168.

5/2018
Weinberg GA. "Brain Abscess." Pediatrics in review. 2018 May 0; 39(5):270-272.

Books & Chapters

2018
Chapter Title: Bacterial Infections of the Nervous System
Book Title: Swaiman's Pediatric Neurology: Principles and Practice
Author List: Weinberg GA, Stone, RT
Edited By: Swaiman KF, Ashwal S, Ferriero DM, Schor NF, et al
Published By: Elsevier Saunders2018 in Philadelphia

2018
Chapter Title: Human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV) in infants and children
Book Title: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 20th Edition
Author List: Weinberg, GA
Edited By: Porter RS, Kaplan JL
Published By: Merck & Co2018 in Kenilworth, NJ

2018
Chapter Title: Miscellaneous infections in infants and children (Bacterial Meningitis; Occult Bacteremia and Fever Without Apparent Source; Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) in Children; Rheumatic Fever)
Book Title: The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 20th Edition
Author List: Weinberg, GA
Edited By: Porter RS, Kaplan JL
Published By: Merck & Co2018 in Kenilworth, NJ

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